San Martin Group
Update on San Martin GroupSan Martin is one of the groups that pays their installments on time. The members of this group feel very satisfied to be in their sixth cycle.
Lucila is 55 years old. She is single and has two adult children. She has been selling beauty products by catalog for many years and she also works as a cook in a local restaurant. Lucila's project is to open a store in her home in order to obtain better income. She will invest this loan in purchasing fragrances and jewelry sets that are on sale in order to sell them at a higher price and obtain a higher profit.
The group is grateful to Kiva lenders for this loan. Lucila is the second person from the right. The top portion shows Percy, who wasn't able to be present for work-related reasons.
Previous Loan DetailsThe group ”SAN MARTIN” consists of 7 hardworking members who find themselves content in their second loan cycle. Lucila is 55 years old, single, with a son in school. Lucila sells food from a food cart on San Bartolomé. With this income she has been able to pay her youngest son's education… More from San Martin Group's previous loan »
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